Master Teaching

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Stepping toward Professional Development

For the next 7 weeks here on Master Teaching, we’re taking steps toward professional development by completing tasks with a mentor. This week, identify and invite a mentor. Then, come back with your mentor next week for step 2.

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Resources for Further Education

How do we learn teaching? By furthering our education, of course. If you’re interested in exploring some options, Kimberly put together a list to get you started.

May 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Teacher Support Group

Have you ever participated in a teacher support group? Melissa shares some of the gains from participating in a Teachers English Corner with her colleagues.

May 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

Fresh Angles

Sometimes we need to freshen up our view of teaching. Bradley Baurain tells us how as he relates some experiences with teaching in different contexts.

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Doing Action Research

Marilyn Lewis tackles a seemingly difficult means of learning teaching–action research–in a way that sounds manageable. Make sure you follow the steps at the end to “Try it out.”

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

On Being Observed: an Unexpected Goodness

Do you enjoy being observed? Even if you do–and most people don’t!–are there benefits? Julie Prentice gives us some insight into how observation helps us to learn teaching and more importantly “see” our students.

April 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

6 Reasons to Go Observing

Nicholas Todd follows up on last week’s post with some broad thoughts about observing. His post reads like a TV series with a cliffhanger at the end of each episode. Go ahead and binge watch.

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Observing Local Teachers

Scott Gross humorously and thoughtfully leads off our new series on learning teaching. Join us today and over the next few weeks as we learn how to grow as teachers.

April 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

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